Gilbert family grows vegetables and social media fame with suburban farm in Arizona

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The Wolford family wanted to live in a city but still experience a farm life. So, it brought the farm to its backyard. By Lauren Castle Arizona Republic Excerpt: A Gilbert family is milking goats, feeding chickens and growing its own vegetables, all in their own suburban backyard. DaNelle Wolford, 37, said she wanted a healthier lifestyle and fell in love with urban farming. “I was really attracted to the idea of growing our own food,” she said. She’s not alone. Urban farming has become popular across metro Phoenix, where community gardens continue to sprout, and beyond. And urban farms tend to attract younger people to farming. Read the complete article here.

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